HOT SPOT



Composer: Mary Rodgers
Lyricist: Martin Charnin

Opened: April 19, 1963 at the Majestic Theatre, NYC
Performances: 43

Note: Live performance recordings of the show are known to exist. The Blue Pear recording is taken from a recording of one of the preview performances.


Big Meeting Tonight:

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Buzz Miller, Gerald Teijelo and Chorus with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


The Defection (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #1 (Martin Charnin with Mary Rodgers at the piano) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]


Don't Laugh (M: Mary Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim; L: Martin Charnin and Stephen Sondheim):

1. Sondheim Demo (Stephen Sondheim, piano and voice) [reissued on Stephen Sondheim: The Story So Farů, CD/Sony Masterworks Broadway 82796-94255-2]
2. The Madwoman Of Central Park West, CD/DRG CDSL 5212 (Phyllis Newman with music direction by Herb Kaplan)
3. Hey, Love: The Songs Of Mary Rodgers, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5772 (Faith Prince with music direction by Patrick Brady) (as "Show Me" with additional lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.)
4. The Broadway Musicals Of 1963, CD/Bayview RNBW036 (Julia Murney with the Ross Patterson Little Big Band)


Don't Take My Word For It (cut):

1. Hey, Love: The Songs Of Mary Rodgers, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5772 (Jason Workman with music direction by Patrick Brady)


A Far, Far Better Way:

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Judy Holiday with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


Finale (cut):

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Judy Holiday and Company with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


From The Red (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #1 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers with Mary Rodgers at the piano) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]
2. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)


Gabie:

1. 45/Warner Bros. 5344 (The Eligibles with orchestra conducted by Don Ralk) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]
2. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)
3. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Judy Holiday with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


(This) Gallant Girl (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #1 (Martin Charnin with Mary Rodgers at the piano) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]


He Needs Somebody (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)


Hey Love (See What You Can Do For Me):

1. 45/Warner Bros. 5344 (The Eligibles with orchestra conducted by Don Ralke) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]
2. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)
3. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Judy Holiday with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)
4. Hey, Love: The Songs Of Mary Rodgers, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5772 (Faith Prince with music direction by Patrick Brady)
5. Incurably Romantic, CD/Original Cast OC 9619 (Margaret Whiting with music directed by Keith Levenson)
6. Ain't Necessarily So, CD/Nocturne 4509 (Andy Bey)
7. Medleyfyin', CD/LML Music 183 (Judy Kreston and David Lahm with music direction by David Lahm)
8. Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel, CD/PS Classics PS-1530 (Judy Kuhn with musicals direction by Todd Almond)


I Had Two Dregs:

1. Composers' Demo #1 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers with Mary Rodgers at the piano) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]
2. Composers' Demo #1 (Russian version) (Martin Charnin with Mary Rodgers at the piano) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]


I Think The World Of You:

1. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)
2. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Mary Louise Wilson and Joseph Bova with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)
3. 18 Interesting Songs From Unfortunate Shows, Take Home Tunes (S) THT-777 (Betty Garrett with music conducted by Buster Davis) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]


A Little Trouble:

1. Composers' Demo #1 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers with Mary Rodgers at the piano) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]
2. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)
3. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Judy Holiday, Joseph Bova, Arny Freeman, and chorus with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


Make Her Comfortable (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #1 (Martin Charnin with Mary Rodgers at the piano) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]


Overture:

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


Over (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)


Rich, Rich, Rich:

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Joseph Bova, Mary Louise Wilson and the Peace Corps with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


Russian Dance At The Yakacabana:

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


Smiles:

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Judy Holiday with Jack Eddleman, John Cunningham, Howard Kahl, Bob McClure, John Herbert, David Bean, Alvin Beam, Buzz Miller and orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


That's Good-That's Bad (M: Mary Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim; L: Martin Charnin and Stephen Sondheim):

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Judy Holiday with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)
2. Hey, Love: The Songs Of Mary Rodgers, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5772 (Faith Prince with music direction by Patrick Brady) (as "Who Knows?/I Know" with new lyrics by Mark Waldrop)


This Little Yankee:

1. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)
2. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Joseph Campanella with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


Very Simple People (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)


Welcome:

1. Composers' Demo #1 (Martin Charnin with Mary Rodgers at the piano) (version 1) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]
2. Composers' Demo #1 (Mary Rodgers and Martin Charnin with Mary Rodgers at the piano) (versions 2 and 3) [reissued on Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (bonus track)]
3. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Chorus with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


Welcome Dance (inst.):

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)


You Can Always Count On Us (cut):

1. Composers' Demo #2 (Martin Charnin and Mary Rodgers)
2. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (Chorus with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)

You'd Like Nebraska:

1. Hot Spot, CDr/Blue Pear 1020 (James Moore and Carmen DeLavallade with orchestra conducted by Milton Rosenstock)
2. Hey, Love: The Songs Of Mary Rodgers, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5772 (Mark Waldrop with music direction by Patrick Brady)


Unrecorded Songs:

Iram And The Royal D'humian Dancers (dance)
A Matter Of Time